Winters in NY can be pretty brutal. I'm talking two weeks of -20 or lower! Today was the first day it reached 40 degrees, so we headed to Plotterkill Preserve to see if the falls froze in the negative temperatures. We took the red trail, down to the yellow trail, then turned right and walked…Read more New York: My Favorite Local Hike.
Living in Lake Desolation this winter has been awesome so far. It's been bitter cold but that means all the lakes, vlys and waterfalls are frozen and so fun to play on. I love to ice skate, but we've got a ton of snow lately. Remember Desolation Island we boated out to and camped on…Read more New Year’s Eve: Best Friend Style.
Passion for the Unknown. When we decided to stop traveling the West Coast and come back to New York, I have to admit... I was a little bit nervous about losing my sense of adventure. I had been getting up early on my days off and spending the whole day outside exploring new surroundings. We only had 3 months in…Read more New York: 6 Million Acre Adirondack Park #9.
Whiteface Mountain Memorial Highway Autumn Foliage in the Adirondacks is unlike anywhere else in the US. The brilliant blanket of color that covers the entire range is unreal. The sight, even standing on a peak in person, is so surreal and unbelievably beautiful that it looks like a painting. Dewitt and I drove up Whiteface the last weekend…Read more New York: 6 Million Acre Adirondack Park #7.
Autumn Equinox was great to New York this year. The 90 degree summer heat just ended yesterday. It was the first 70 degree day we've had yet! Last weekend my friend and I had plans to hike Mount Jo. We began to hike, but when we got to heart lake we decided to stay and…Read more New York: 6 Million Acre Adirondack Park #6.
My first wedding dress fitting went flawless. It fits perfectly. Witt and I can't wait for our big day. The next 10 months are going to fly by!! We did a little shopping in SoHo afterward & hit 1 Rooftop, a new bar in Brooklyn. It had a stunning backdrop. All of the street art…Read more New York: Wedding Dress Fitting in NYC.
Indian Head Mountain has the most unique view that overlooks the Ausable River and High Peak Region in the Adirondacks. There are two routes you can take to get to the summit. One being the "scenic view" that runs next to a small gorge called the Gill Brook trail, and the other being the "easy route." I…Read more New York: 6 Million Acre Adirondack Park #5.